Disney Fans Hopeful as CityWalk Remains Open

in Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal CityWalk Hollywood has announced that they will remain open with limited operations in light of the state’s recent mandate, giving hope to Downtown Disney.

Below is the updated announcement from CityWalk Hollywood:

CityWalk Now Open
Universal CityWalk restaurants will continue to provide outdoor dining services and take-out, while indoor accommodations will be temporarily halted, based on the latest Government guidance.

Select venues are open for limited operations from 12–8pm daily.
Individual venue hours may vary.

Self Parking is complimentary during our initial re-opening phase. Subject to Change.
Valet parking is not available at this time.

Universal CityWalk Hollywood
Credit: Universal

The following locations are now open at CityWalk Hollywood:

Eateries

  • Antojitos
  • Ben & Jerry’s (Wednesday – Sunday)
  • Blaze Pizza
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp CO.
  • Buca di Beppo
  • Crepe Café (Friday – Sunday)
  • Jamba Juice
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
  • Mini Monster (Wednesday – Sunday)
  • Pink’s Hot Dogs
  • Pizza Hut/KFC
  • Sparky’s Mini Donuts and Chocolates
  • Starbucks
  • Subway
  • Taco Bell
  • Voodoo Doughnuts

Shopping

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Billabong
  • Dodgers Clubhouse
  • Fossil
  • Francesca’s
  • Guess
  • Hot Topic
  • LIDS
  • Locker Room by LIDS
  • Nectar Bath Treats
  • Sephora
  • Shoe Palace
  • Skechers
  • Things From Another World
  • Tillys
  • Universal Studio Store
  • Zen Zone

This announcement comes after we reported that according to People Magazine, Downtown Disney will proceed with reopening on July 9, although all dining locations will be limited to outdoor services. At the time of this article’s publication, Disney has not shared any updates this week regarding the phased reopening of Disneyland Resort. However, the company has not indicated that the reopening of the shopping, dining, and entertainment district Downtown Disney will be postponed, despite some businesses having to delay reopening their doors.

Keep in mind that even though Universal Studios Hollywood is located in Los Angeles County and Disneyland Resort is located in Orange County, both counties are under California Governor Gavin Newsom’s watch list and have been ordered to cease all indoor dining for the next few weeks.

Universal Studios Hollywood remains closed. Neither Universal nor Disney Parks in California can reopen until receiving more guidelines from the state.

Theme Park Closed
Credit: ITM

For more information on the reopening of Downtown Disney, read our FAQ here to learn what you should know before you go. For more information regarding our experience with health and safety protocol at Universal CityWalk Hollywood — which has been open since last month — read our opening day article here.

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